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Mayo volunteer aims to improve primary education in Uganda

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Padraic McKeon, a retired primary principal teacher from Mayo has departed for Uganda to begin his third volunteer placement with VSO Ireland, the international development organisation that fights poverty through volunteers. Padraic will use his professional skills and experience to volunteer as a teacher educator in the Karamoja region where he will be involved in capacity building for pre-service tutors and students in preparation for school practice.

“It is just by randomness of birth that we are Irish — so we have to help others”

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I am just back from my recent travels from Galway to Uganda. It takes two days to travel from Galway to travel to the poor homes of Kayunga and Ndeeba in Uganda but, in a very real sense, the journey is one of thousand upon thousands of miles. After two days of travel, your eyes are heavy and your legs are stiff but, in Kayunga, your mind is racing. Your first thought is to wonder how people could live in such poverty; your second is to wonder how you can help them out of it.

Volunteer to work in Africa this summer

Irish aid organisation Nurture Africa is looking for Galway volunteers who would like to work in Uganda this summer.

An awesome eighties night planned for Cleeres

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Cleeres will present an 80s night (tonight) Friday, April 3 for fans of that decade.

Bands to entertain the masses in aid of charity

This weekend will see a jam-packed night of music take place in The Pumphouse in aid of the Uganda School Project.

 

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